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edward snowden. >>> well changes on the security clearance system for the federal workers could be in the wakes of the shootings. and they had a hearing on the advocacy of the clearances. the question is how did they get that security clearance despite a series of violent outbursts and repeated brushes with the law? >>> syria has destroyed their weapons. they started in september when they broke the agreement for syria. and this after the obama administration threatened military action against the syrian government. >> we are now in a position to conduct any further productional mixing of chemical weapons, as far as they are disclosed. and that is suppose to have happen for them by next summer. >>> be careful if you are out in georgetown tonight. they will be out and about later. there's no crooks on out there who needed to rip off three people just this past tuesday. one in wisconsin avenue, one on o street and one at m and thomas jefferson street. that robert was last seen wearing the blue jeans, riding the pegs on the back. >>> and they will not miss the scaffolding, but they
. about a month later, edward snowden began releasing real elevations about massive surveillance. in this kicked off a healthy public debate about how we balance privacy and security. and as you've heard from greg, it's our mission to try to improve the quality of public policy decision making which is an important discussion to be had. that's why we brought together the panel. people have different views. while everyone here has deep expertise in experience with part of it. we're hoping to have ab open discussion about it. in will be some thing they'll be unable to question. unable to an and just because of the situation. but we're going try to guide the discussion over a few topics today. we're going to start can with try to understand what works in intelligence and security. why do we feel we need to put it in place. we're going turn to what are the increased risk of mass collection of information on the public. and finally, turn to what is the -- what do the implications of this an how we implement foreign policy. with that sort of an overarching on the topic i like to see us
will be adjourned. >> the white house house and the head of the congress is rejecting nsa leaker edward snowden's please for a clemency. that would give him a lesser punishment if he would return to the united states. officials say that no offers are being discussed and that he should return to the united states and faces charges. >> the head of the senate intelligence committee is defending the national security agency. the agency is facing the global criticism and claims that it spied on foreign allies. democratic senator dianne feinstein says that the end as a operate under direction of other departments. >> i believe s a is filled with a good patriotic people who want to do the right thing. they follow the orders that they are given. the administration controls intelligence. the national intelligence framework is put together by the administration. our priorities are ranked. as i understand it's a these are the priorities of one, terrorism, to, support of our military abroad. 3, nuclear counter proferation, 4, hard targets. and now cyber. those are the main areas. so essentially the end as
, thank you with that live update from fairfax county. >>> the fallout from edward snowden and his leaks continue. "the washington post" says the national security agency broke into communication centers for yahoo and google in order to steal millions of communications records from those companies. nsa director though general keith alexander denies that report. he is also denying a report that the nsa spied on the vatican. the italian magazine panorama says the nsa recorded vatican phone calls and may have eavesdropped on the conclave when the cardinals selected pope francis. >>> the justice department has joined a lawsuit against the firm which conducted the background check of nsa leaker edward snow denial. the suit was -- snowden. the suit was filed by a former employee of the national investigations service. the lawsuit claims the government was billed for background checks which were not completed properly. the just department says it's going to file its own legal complaint in this case coming up in january. >>> a report from the government accountability office finds contract guard
documents from edward snowden. meanwhile they're rejecting allegations that they spied on the vatican. officials say the story from an italian magazine says that's not true. >>> the boston red sox are world choips. last night they beat st. louis 6-1. here's the scene at fenway park. it's given the city a much needed boost. mark phillips is in the city. good morning, mark. >> what an inning. the crowd in here stood up and got louder weight for the magical moment. the triumph of perseverance. >> the red sox are the world series. >> reporter: bed lamb in boston. thousands of fans poured into the streets to celebrate the world series championship. ite tess first time in 95 years the red sox have won the world series. david ortiz was the world series mvp. >> this is for you, boston. you guys deserve it. >> reporter: outside of fenway park groups of fans ran through the streets pushing over cars, some were pushed over. boston is where tragedy struck six months earlier. ever since the tragedy in april, the motto for the team is boston strong. players grew beards all season
those n is a surveillance documents that he received from edward snowden. joining us now, farhad nanju. and here in washington, david zurich, television and media critic for the baltimore sun. farhad, do these tech billionaires have a shot at reviving and revolutionizing the news business? >> yeah. i don't want to be too hopeful, but i would say that they do have a shot. i think for the first time that i've been working in journal i. for the past ten years or so, there's some glimmers of hope. there's reasons to be optimistic that we may see a turn around. and that's mostly because these billionaire res known to -- are known primarily for their business model innovations, for the experimentation and their willingness to try new things. .that's precisely, i think, what the journalism business needs. and, of course, they also have deep pockets so they can -- you know, they can sustain lots of losses before something pays off. >> it really helps to have a big bank book, especially since these changes will obviously take time. but how do you sell news? let me put up a photo on the screen f
nsa contractor, edward snowden, will be, -- will be working at one of the largest internet companies. snowden is considered a u.s. fugitive. >>> some cancer survivors get in the spirit of halloween by trick-or-treating at the state house in annapolis. as pat warren reports, the treat they're looking for is funding. >> reporter: arriving in a pink limo, and clutching power purses. cancer survivors, masquerading as trick or treaters, arrive at the state's door step. >> i became a cancer patient in 1997. >> i am ray two-time breast cancer survivor. >> i'm a two-time prest cancer survivor. and my two paternal aunts and paternal grandmother all had breast cancer. >> reporter: they had a list with 500 signatures, asking for additional funding for the state cancer research program. >> the breast and cervical cancer program is a program that picked me up when i lost my job, my family moved out. i had nothing. >> i'm going to be administering your chemo. >> reporter: 800 women will have died. the state screening program for women who are uninsured is a critical element in early detection. >>
is reporting the allegations, citing documents obtained from former n-s-a contractor edward snowden. the report says millions of records are sent each day from yahoo and google to the agency's maryland headquarters. >> reporter:the white house -- already under fire for spying accusations -- is not commenting on the report. >> catherine: last week, a shooting at a nevada middle school ended with the death of a teacher. >> catherine: just moments before the armed student killed himself. now - the teacher's wife is talking her husband's bravery. kristen remington has the story "he was my world. and i was his." >> reporter:sharon and michael landsberry shared a love not everyone gets to experience. admired even by their daughters. >> reporter:they were married five years. and every morning before michael would leave for work, he'd make sure to remind sharon how much he loved her -- even if she was still asleep. "the coffee would be ready, he'd get my coffee cup out and put a sticky note on it and write, 'hey my beautiful wife' or 'have a good day, i love you.' it was always different." >> reporter:
after the fact not during. let me ask briefly about the nsa story breaking, based on edward snowden leaks, foreign to foreign intelligence, nsa and british allies, british intelligence services are scooping up metadata, not specific content of e-mails and telephone calls unless they see a legitimate foreign target but scooping all this stuff, storing it for years and years in storage facilities i'm told around the world. how does this revelation affect our foreign policy? >> very damaging. the snowden revelations are becoming the most important security setbacks in the united states, not in terms of ability to collect information about terrorist threats, that's the least in terms of alienating allies. i found the story in the "washington post" disturbing for the following reason. we learned in 2011 the foreign intelligence corps, legal mechanism of oversight told nsa the activities collecting some data were illegal and needed to be changed. nsa saide yes, we will change those domestically. if the post story is accurate, at the same time they were changing domestic procedures, they w
by not allowing edward snowden to steal the documents that he stole from our country. "the guardian," is operating in its own best interest. they have inherited stolen goods, stolen information, and ind to be held accountable informing the world of these instances. what was stolen, we have tried as best we can to figure out what all he does have, but we are really at the mercy of "the guardian" as to how they roll the revelations out and how they spin them. it is a mostly inaccurate portrayal of that data. do you and the intelligence communities know exactly what he has? guest: no, he could have some stuff that we are not aware of. host: do you have an idea a echo -- id a? guest: -- idea? guest: we do in some instances, but not everything. host: they still cannot answer that question? guest: not definitively. no one can answer that question. host: how is it that that is not possible? there is a lot of it that he took over a long. of time. host: so, there is more to come? guest: i do not know, in infinite wisdom. host: kevin on twitter asks -- guest: you're caller earlier talked about the boston bo
reason members of congress are questioning the quality of the background checks. the edward snowden case of course raises many of the same questions so have wikileaks disclosures by private bradley manning. just yesterday we learned the department of justice has joined a lawsuit against a company called united states investigations and services commonly known as uses. this is a company that performs about 45% of the background investigations that are contracted out by the office of personnel management. according to this lawsuit they engaged in a our primary purpose is to learn what we are doing right in the security process and do more of that while also learning how we can improve it. we have many questions to ask and here are some of them. are we looking at the right risk factors and incentives identify people who should not be trusted with clearance or who could do serious harm to our government and our country? what important information did that round checks miss in the current system which relies heavily on self reporting by the individuals applying for clarence? was a clearance g
are questioning the quality of background checks. the edward snowden case, of course, raises some any questions. and so does the wikileaks. just yesterday we learned that the department of justice has joined a lawsuit against a company called united states investigations services, commonly known as usis. this is a company that formed about 45% of the background investigations that are contracted out by the office of personnel management. according to this lawsuit, usis engaged in a practice that company insiders referred to as dumping. some refer to as flushing. under this alleged scam they would send investigations back to the office of personnel management even though they had not gone through the full review process. through this dumping, usis maximized its profits. many national security experts have long argued the security clearance process is antiquated and in need of modernization. given recent events i think we have to ask whether the system is fundamentally flawed. we should also be mindful for many years both congress and the federal agencies were concerned about the backlog of secur
are rejecting nsa leaker edward snowden's plea for clemency. that would give him a lesser punishment if he returns to the united states. officials said that no offers are being discusse in that s nowden should return to the united states and face charges. >> the head of the senate intelligence committee is defending the nsa. that agency is facing global criticism a claim satisfied on foreign allies. democratic senator dianne feinstein says that the nsa operates under direction of other departments. >> i believe the nsa is filled with good patriotic people who want to do the right thing. they follow the orders and that they are given. the administration controls intelligence. the national intelligence framework is put together by the administration. >> claims about the u.s. fine on allied leaders and citizens have sparked calls for the u.s. to roll back their surveillance programs. president obama has ordered a review of those programs. >> aboard is in a the united emirates are morning social media users that photos of individuals posted online without their consent could lead them to jail.
. in a report was based on interviews and documents obtained from former nsa contractor edward snowden. >>> growing number of european officials are calling for the suspension of a little known trade deal. allows u.s. companies to do business in europe because of the continuing u.s. spying allegations. the safe harbor agreement allows internet giants like apple, google, facebook and amazon to process personal data including sales, emails and photos from their customers in europe. the spying allegations are threatening a free trade agreement that president obama has made one of his top goals. >> it is 8:18. explosion on the uc berkeley campus injured one child and burned one person. a small gas canister blew up last night. people were cooking food for an event held by a student group. a 10 year old complained of back pain and an adult had minor burns to an arm. >>> an apartment building will remain rent controlled. there was concern in the community that a landlord would demolish the property and replace it with higher rent housing. this week the landlord will rebuild the burned units m
as a liquor edward snowden is missing home. with the details in his latest appeal to u.s. officials. >>anny: welcome back. a scare at birmingham alabama's international airport just two days after the deadly shooting at lax is calling into question airport's security. how safe are you at an airport? do americans deck there's a get the nation's airports for granted? cnn's a shelby lynne explains why they shouldn't. >>: sunday afternoon off authorities evacuated the airport over a bomb threat. police say someone found a note containing a spread prompted the evacuation. it cost for cancellation of a dozen flights. birmingham police sergeant says a search at the airport turned up nothing. >>: big inconvenience to everyone involved. visitors officers. employees. >>: and may have been a big employee but the incident comes just two days after the shooting and lax. >>: it's very difficult to stop these types of attacks. anyone can show up as we saw in the navy yard with a shotgun. in this case with a semi-automatic and you know it's like a shopping mall outside the perimeter it's almost like an ope
the roots of some navy shoots. francis is accused of charging the navy fuel. >>> edward snowden wants the united states to drop charges against him. snowden has been charged with federal crimes for leaking classified documents. he releesed a -- released a letter asking for international help to persuade the u.s. authorities to let him off the hook. snowden says he would testify before congress about the nsa surveillance programs. dianne feinstein says he already had that chance. >> he had an opportunity if what he was was a whistle- blower to pick up the phone and call the house intelligence committee, the senate intelligence committee, and say, look, i have some information you ought to see. that didn't happen. >> now, the documents snowden released about the nsa's surveillance programs around the world, they've angered many u.s. allies. >>> a high-testify research company -- a high-tech research says documents released by snowden says the nsa had customer information from google, facebook, apple. reportedly this has made companies around the world wary about doing business with amer
checks. the edward snoweden case raises many of the -- snowden case raises many of the questions. and so does the wiki leaks. just yesterday we learned that the department of justice has joined a lawsuit against a company called united states investigations services, commonly known as usis. this is a company that formed about 45% of the background investigations that are contracted out by the office of personnel management. according to this lawsuit, usis engaged in a practice that company insiders referred to as dumping. some refer to as flushing. under this alleged scam they would send investigations back to the office of personnel management even though they had not gone through the full review process. through this dumping, usis maximized its profits. many national security experts have long argued the security clearance process is antiquated and in need of modernization. given recent events i think we have to ask whether the system is fundamentally flawed. we should also be mindful for many years both congress and the federal agencies were concerned about the backlog of security cle
and edward snowden, are we at a crisis point with the credibility and integrity of the security clearance process? what should give us any faith in the current system? >> i appreciate the question, and i certainly understand it based on the reports that have appeared. as you mentioned, senator, on tuesday afternoon a full claims act complaint was unsealed, and it contains very serious allegations of contract fraud against usis, arising out of conduct that took place in 2010 and 2011. we have been aware of these allegations and since the complaint was filed in july of 2011 we have been working closely with d.o.j. and i.g. to implement changes that would address the contract fraud and ensure it would not continue. let me explain to you what we understand the allegations to be. we understand the allegations to be that the contractors have an obligation under the contract to conduct their own quality reviews of investigations. once they finish their quality reviews, they send the product to o.p.m. and we conduct our own quality reviews of the investigation. what the allegation is here is that
of all the questions that have been raised in this includes that of edward snowden and what should give us any faith in this current history. >> i appreciate the question. and i certainly understand it based upon the reports and as you mentioned, senator, he contained very serious allegations of contract fraud arising out of 2010 and 2011 and we have been aware of these allegations since the complaint was filed in july 2011 and have been working closely with the doj to implement changes that would address this nature would not continue in this includes what the allegations could be. we understand that the contractors have an obligation to conduct their own investigations. in this includes our own quality reviews of the investigations and what the allegation is here is to move cases more quickly and that is a real problem, obviously with the allegations that are substantiated because this includes quality review and it's a real problem because we rely upon their quality reviews in order for us to be able to move the investigation along more quickly and we like them to capture the issue a
stems from edward snowden and all of these documents. there is another one out this morning that suggests that the u.s. was listening into some 60 million calls in spain over a year. so you have real problems diplomatically from this. >> it's unbelievable, too. like the peter king method of embracing it. it's called a hamburg cell, we need to embrace it and listening in. >> listen to them, don't listen to us. >> he said stop apologizing for this. >> have a great program, bret baier's program runs at 6:00 o'clock eastern time right here on the fox news channel. we're all big fans of that. >> have a good day. >> now for the rest of headline, we'll go to heather nauert. >> good morning to you. it looks like such a beautiful day in washington, d.c michael jackson's former doctor walking free. conrad murray was released from an l.a. county jail at midnight. this video shows him driving away inside of a cop car. murray served just two years of his four-year prison sentence for giving jackson a deadly dose of propothol. what's raising eyebrows, murray says he's planning to try to g
if they will be charged. the cause is still under investigation. nsa leaker edward snowden has a message for the u.s. stop treating me like a trader. -- traitor. snowden is under temporary asylum in russia for leaking the nsa's secret playbook and faces espionage charges in the u.s. tucker. >> hey, clayton what needs to be done to prevent these kind of attacks. jonathan gillian. thank you for joining thus morning. >> good to be with you. >> i want to put up on the scene -- screen. there have been couple of shootings. gunman killed himself in houston. 2010, new orleans, one dead, one wounded and famously in los angeles 2002, two dead and three wounded. do you see a pattern here? >> well, obviously we see a pattern of individuals that are drawn to this for some reason. i'm not exactly clear why people who have rage are drawn to this. but, yeah, we definitely do see an issue with this. and i think probably one of the things that allows people to go there and do or draws them there is the access to the airport. and the importance of the airport. so they probably look at this as something that almost like a go
is not the only reason members of congress are questioning the quality of the background checks. the edward snoweden case raises many of the -- snowden case raises many of the questions. and so does the wiki leaks. just yesterday we learned that the department of justice has joined a lawsuit against a company called united states investigations services, commonly known as usis. this is a company that formed about 45% of the background investigations that are contracted out by the office of personnel management. according to this lawsuit, usis engaged in a practice that company insiders referred to as dumping. some refer to as flushing. under this alleged scam they would send investigations back to the office of personnel management even though they had not gone through the full review process. through this dumping, usis maximized its profits. many national security experts have long argued the security clearance process is antiquated and in need of modernization. given recent events i think we have to ask whether the system is fundamentally flawed. we should also be mindful for many years b
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